Category: Arts/Culture/Entertainment

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Celebrating Chicago Theatre Week—a year into the pandemic

As the numbers of the vaccinated grow and the icicles melt and crash, the twin angst-inducing events of pandemic shutdown ...

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Celebrate everyday Black heroes with 28 Days of Greatness

As the world shut down early last year, Brandon Breaux began questioning the intention of his artistic practice. Art began ...

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The Joffrey unveils a new Boléro

Winter in a pandemic. The roads obstructed with snow. The sight of the same street outside the same window inside ...

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Second City finds a buyer and its instructors form a union

This has been a helluva week for Second City news. On Wednesday, Financial Times first published reports of an imminent ...

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Fillet of Solo reminds us that no one is alone

In the Before Times—before the Moth, before the Stoop, before the phrase “live lit” was even coined, much less a ...

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The Obama Center: opening in 2025

It was hot on the August day in 2016 when Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented the Obama Foundation with nearly 20 ...

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Chicago dance artists figure out their next steps

On March 9 last year, Ayana Strutz, a professional dancer and actress from Evanston, flew to New York City to ...

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Theatre for One creates a one-on-one connection between artist and audience

Before the pandemic, seeing a play often meant sitting in the dark and fading away amongst the crowd of other ...

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Long live the King-Cat

click to enlarge King-Cat Classix is a collection of John Porcellino’s zine content from 1989 to 2002. courtesy Drawn & ...

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‘Nothing that we do that is worthwhile is done alone’

Daniel Fishel Mariame Kaba doesn’t like to think about the past. She’s always looking forward, working to give birth to ...

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